Illinois State vs Indiana State

Indiana St. 77, Illinois St. 75


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - Justin Gant had 18 points and 11 rebounds Sunday and Indiana State defeated Illinois State 77-75 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams.

Jake Odum had 17 points and six assists for the Sycamores (8-4), who were coming off a third-place finish in the Diamond Head Classic in Honolulu. Odum hit the game-winning basket in overtime against Miami in the consolation game.

Devonte Brown added 12 points and Manny Arop scored 10 for Indiana State.

Jon Ekey led Illinois State (9-4) with 16 points. Jackie Carmichael had 13 points and 14 rebounds for the Redbirds, whose four-game winning streak ended. A last-second 3-point try by Illinois State's Nick Zeisloft missed.

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Illinois State Redbirds
J. Ekey, F314-86-864216
J. Carmichael, F264-155-8141413
B. Allen, G314-90-02519
T. Brown, G303-122-233511
J. Hill, G282-44-43259
N. Zeisloft183-50-01108
K. Keane130-20-03010
Z. Upshaw93-60-11019
J. Wilkins80-10-01030
J. Threloff60-00-01000
Totals 23-6217-2336162275
Indiana State Sycamores
R. Mahurin, F212-54-54118
J. Gant, C268-131-2111218
J. Odum, G324-57-856317
M. Arop, G264-112-340210
D. Cummings, G201-81-13033
D. Brown233-56-1272112
L. Eitel191-30-03103
K. Smith191-60-04322
J. Kitchell112-40-04134
B. Burnett30-00-00000
Totals 26-6021-3146151777
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-131-532
Illinois St.17-128-733
So. Illinois9-917-16145
N. Iowa9-914-16162
Missouri St.7-1117-16209
Indiana St.5-1311-20233